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A Winnipeg Police Service officer walks across the railway bridge by Shaw Park and Whittier Park Monday, examining the tracks after the discovery of a body nearby.

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A Winnipeg Police Service officer walks across the railway bridge by Shaw Park and Whittier Park Monday, examining the tracks after the discovery of a body nearby. Photo Store

Winnipeg police are investigating the discovery of a body on CN tracks in St. Boniface Monday.

CN crew members on an eastbound train reported spotting the body on the tracks at 1:15 p.m. Monday west of the Seine River, said a CN spokesperson Emily Haimer.

No name, age or gender was released pending the notification of next of kin.

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Updated on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 10:35 AM CDT: Updates with details from CN spokesperson

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